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  • A UC system for Californians first

    To the editor: Ah, for the good-old days, when Californians understood the value of education for everyone. My husband and I, our son, our sisters, nieces and nephews all attended University of California schools in those glory days when Californians "got...
  • Kicked out of school for being pregnant, she gets diploma 50 years later

    SEATTLE Sandra Lantz was about four months away from graduation when high school in Bothell, Wash., when the shool's principal and vice principal took her aside. Despite her good grades, a promising intellect and extracurricular zeal, they wanted her...
  • Marcus Hayes: Taney's helping hand can relate to rush of success

    WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. The hope, of course, is that all of the Taney Dragons wind up like Julian McWilliams: TempleTough, PhillyProud and, now, a mentor for ace Mo'ne Davis and her teammates. The hope is that all of the Taney Dragons avoid the pitfalls of...
  • Real horrors captured on video intrigue teens

    WASECA, Minn. The website boasts a long menu of horrors captured on video: impalements, hangings, suicides. Click on "beheading," for instance, and after agreeing to continue through a warning about explicit content, viewers can watch masked men in a...
  • Illinois grads made progress on ACT, but numbers troubling

     Illinois grads made progress on ACT, but numbers troubling
    The state's high school graduating Class of 2014 scored an average of 20.7 on the ACT college entrance exam, nudging up slightly from the prior year and closely mirroring the long-standing national average of 21. The graduates also made progress in...
  • Parkland High School gets a new assistant principal

    A veteran English teacher from the Bethlehem Area School District was chosen to be a new assistant principal at Parkland High School. Crystal N. George, who taught English at Freedom High School for 18 years, will replace Anthony Naradko as one of...
  • More students take ACT, achievement lags

    California high school seniors outperformed their peers nationally in all categories of the ACT exam this year, according to data released Wednesday. Nearly a third of 2014 high school seniorsĀ in California took the ACT. With a maximum possible score of...
  • Broward school bond plan shifts more money east

    Broward school bond plan shifts more money east
    Decaying schools in eastern Broward County would now fare better than newer western schools under a revised project list for an $800 million referendum. A proposal that would have renovated dozens of school libraries and cafeterias in western Broward...
  • Illinois college athletic programs heavily funded by students

     Illinois college athletic programs heavily funded by students
    In 2008, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville began its transition from Division II to Division I athletics. Today, its men's basketball games are broadcast to millions and ticket sales are at historic highs. Donations more than tripled in 2013...
  • Whitehall High School Pool to host township's swim classes, family sessions and more

    Whitehall Township Recreation Bureau is offering indoor Aqua Aerobics, 7-8 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays this fall, Sept. 16-Nov. 6 at the Whitehall High School pool. The fee is $55 for residents and $65 for non-residents, according to the township's...
  • Monarch WR Calvin Ridley ineligible for most of season

    Monarch senior Calvin Ridley, the nation's No. 1 high school receiver for the Class of 2015, will be ineligible after the first three games this season because of age restrictions, Monarch athletic director James Klemke told the Sun Sentinel on Tuesday....